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Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$
Bar, Canadian, International
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2247 Rymal Rd E, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8J 2V8, Canada
+1 905-578-9900
08:00 - 00:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only ended up here because I had to stay in the area and had 90 minutes to kill. Lucky for me cause this place was fantastic!!! From the outside I was not instantly attracted to this place.. maybe the " Cafe " part of the name is misleading.. it looked like a sandwich place and I even questioned if this... More 

Thank Andrea I
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is excellent and quite a diverse menu selection. Well worth the dollar value. Clean and attentive wait staff. We will continue to visit throughout 2017.

Thank Tracy C
Stoney Creek, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited the symposium cafe for the first time. I've always heard about it but never been until recently. I liked it i thought it was a cute relaxing place to visit for settle dining. However, the waiter was nice but didn't really hear my order requests right at all. On the other hand, the food and cappuccino was... More 

Thank lala0229
Welland, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 of us went there today for a late lunch. 3 ordered omelets of which 2 arrived on time. one was cooked the other was runny and uncooked. When we pointed this out to the waitress she was shocked and shouted out "Jesus Christ" and took it back to the kitchen. a few minutes later she brought out the one... More 

Thank bob p
Hamilton, Ontario
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Well dinner out was good but could have been better steaks bites were very tasty but came out Luke warm Cajun dusted shrimp again were good well they were warmer then the steak bites I had the 10 oz New York steak with the mushroom demi glace and a side of blue cheese cream sauce i asked for it on... More 

Thank djfester
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Food was satisfactory, the service was fantastic and friendly, the atmosphere was very welcoming and clean

Thank Rosario S
Binbrook, Canada
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117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

No lineup, quick, pleasant service and good food quality and value. Full breakfast for two came to $25 plus tip. Have been here a few times over the years. Always a pleasant experience.

Thank JimMc1942
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Dinner was terrible. The dinner brought to my table was completely different from what the menu showed, and described. At the bottom of my wife's beer glass were several seeds, perhaps from a lemon, lime, orange, or something similar. Our waitress couldn't get us out of the restaurant fast enough. Our bill was brought to us before we were finished,... More 

Thank wingmaster2016
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had breakfast here. The eggs and peameal bacon . The eggs are very flavourful and so is the peameal. The bacon is also good. The service is good and friendly. I would recommend the breakfast . The restaurant has a nice feel to it and atmosphere.

Thank Lynne W
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We've been several times and each time I think the same thing.. it's a shame the food isn't as good as the decor. Most recently I had the Buffalo chicken sandwich, which was decent, but not amazing. As others have suggested, breakfast is definitely the best time to come here. I didn't know until this last visit that this is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Bar, Canadian, International
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
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Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2247 Rymal Rd E, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8J 2V8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Stoney Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 905-578-9900
Dine at this Symposium Cafe Stoney Creek restaurant located at 2247 Rymal Road East. This Symposium Cafe Restaurant location is conveniently located on Rymal Road adjacent to the main shopping power centres and is open 7 days a week, early mornings and late nights for your dining restaurant pleasure. The newly opened Cineplex Odeon theatre and adjacent Power Centre is located only minutes away, and we are only 10 minutes from the town of Binbrook. This Stoney Creek Symposium Cafe Restaurant seats 90 indoors and over 40 seats in a scenic patio and has a private 30 seat bar lounge. We specialize in large group settings and can accommodate last minute dining functions. Hope to see you soon at this Hamilton Symposium Cafe Restaurant location! Beautiful Restaurant DecorScenic PatioFully Licensed Bar LoungePrivate Dining RoomLocated minutes from #407 and QEWOpen Early MorningsOpen Late Nights - Dining Available to Closing

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?